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Are You In Favour Of Abolishing The Death Penalty?

Goh Cia Yee, Criminal Lawyer

23-Dec-22 07:45

Are You In Favour Of Abolishing The Death Penalty?

Dato’ Sri Anwar Ibrahim’s government announced further progress towards abolishing the mandatory death penalty. Minister of Law and Institutional Reform Datuk Seri Azalina Othman said that the government would table a series of bills related to amending the law in the coming February parliamentary sitting. What is the significance of abolishing the mandatory death penalty and what kind of implications will this have for the legal system? For insights we speak to Goh Cia Yee, a criminal lawyer.

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Produced by: Moh Heng Ying

Presented by: Shazana Mokhtar, Chong Tjen San, Philip See

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Categories:  Law/Activismcontroversiesgovernment

Tags:  mandatory death penaltylegal reforms

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